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Monday, January 31, 2011

Military task force director to speak

A presentation on the Eastern Region's Military Growth Task Force is one of just two new business items on Wayne County commissioners' Tuesday morning agenda. The other is manager's report by County Manager Lee Smith. Commissioners will be briefed on...

Special Olympics bowling facing new funding shortage

A county program that has brought competition and joy to a large number of Wayne County Special Olympics athletes is facing a budget crisis -- and local volunteers hope the community will help keep the balls rolling. Flo Tanner has...

Smith: Revaluation will cut taxes

Wayne County residents can expect to see their property tax rate change -- more than likely decreasing -- as the result of the recent property revaluation, say county officials. The revaluation, uncertainty surrounding state and federal budgets, lost sales...

Father-Daughter Dance at Y on Saturday

The seventh annual Father-Daughter Dance will be held Saturday at the Family Y, from 7 to 9 p.m. The event will feature dancing, food, games, a cake walk and door prizes. It is sponsored by the WARM Hearts Mentoring...

FAA seminar set for Feb. 9 at Wayne Community College

Wayne Community College will host one of several free seminars being sponsored by the N.C. Department of Transportation's Division of Aviation and the Federal Aviation Administration. It will be Feb. 9 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the college's...

Wayne County Eagle Scouts, Dr. Hervy Kornegay class

*Jacob Alan Richards *Leslie Ray Cox III *Derek Roger Jones *Steven Dwight Taylor Jr. *Thomas W.H. Sweeney Jr. *Justin Tyler Casey *Hunter Clark Sasser *Donald John Williams *Patrick Bailey Sasser *Daniel Scott Jones *Sainjeev Srikantha *Zachary A.D. Davis *Carson Gerald...

Record year for Eagles

The past year saw a record number of young men achieve the rank of Eagle Scout in the Tuscarora Council. And on Sunday, they and several Scout volunteers were honored at a special ceremony at Wayne Community College. The...

Ready, Aim, Fire!

The inaugural firing of a 7,000 pound, 20-foot Civil War era canon replica took place at Fort Macon State Park took place Saturday, January 29, 2011. The canon was built at Wayne Community College by more than 100 students,...